The Herdsman

The Cowherd

1638
Gerrit Claesz. Bleker (Dutch, active in 1625–1656)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 6 (some unworked areas); Dutuit 6, Hollstein 6, i

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.9 x 21.5 cm (5 7/8 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

68.741

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate, in image, u.l.: GBleker 1638

In graphite, verso, l.c.: unidientified mark (L inscribed in rectangle, dated 1968)
In graphite, verso, r.c.: Gerrit Bleker The Cowherd/ B 6 I (2) Coll: J. Barnard L 1419 /
Coll AM Chapernowne L 1532 / wm:
In graphite, verso, l.l.: B 6

Signed

signed

Markings

Verso, Lugt 153 (A.M. Chapernowne, born 1871, Great Britain)
Verso, Lugt 1419 (John Barnard, about 1784, London)
Verso, Lugt 282 (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston) and in graphite 68.741

Provenance

Coll.: J[ohn]. Barnard (L. 1419), A. M. Champernowne (L. 153)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift